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The Bregenz Declaration – A Call to our Collective Conscious

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 10:19 pm | World Future Council

Hamburg, 5 April 2017 – After the World Future Forum 2017 in Bregenz, Austria, the World Future Council now publishes its “Bregenz Declaration” . The Councillors from governments, parliaments, civil society, indigenous peoples, academia, the arts ... More >>

5 years after Fukushima

Friday, 11 March 2016, 12:09 pm | World Future Council

Hamburg, March 10, 2016 : This week marks the five-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake followed by the tsunami and the nuclear meltdown of Fukushima nuclear power plants on March 11th, 2011. On this occasion, the World Future Council (WFC) ... More >>

Calling on world leaders to step up action

Tuesday, 8 March 2016, 9:45 am | World Future Council

Calling on world leaders to step up action to protect refugee women and children from violence More >>

World Future Council calls for "Irish debt cut" for Greece

Saturday, 20 June 2015, 10:35 am | World Future Council

Hamburg, 19 June 2015 – The Euro states collectively caused the crisis and must therefore solve it together. In an appeal to overcome the crisis , financial experts of the World Future Council call for an end to austerity measures to restore European ... More >>

Global Alliance calls for quality criteria for energy target

Thursday, 9 April 2015, 1:17 pm | World Future Council

Global Alliance calls for quality criteria for 100% Renewable Energy Targets    Hamburg/ Seoul, April 8, 2015 -  An increasing number of local governments is setting ambitious renewable energy targets to combat human induced climate chaos. In a joint ... More >>

Ending violence against women and girls

Friday, 6 June 2014, 10:58 pm | World Future Council

Twenty-five policies on ending violence against women and girls have been nominated for the Future Policy Award 2014. This was announced by the World Future Council, the Inter-Parliamentary Union and UN Women today. Violence against women and girls ... More >>

100% renewable energy is only a matter of political will

Wednesday, 12 March 2014, 11:35 am | World Future Council

Hamburg, 11th March, 2014 - Three years after the Fukushima/Daiichi nuclear disaster, the Global100RE Ambassadors are highlighting the need to refrain from using hazardous nuclear and fossil energy sources and instead shift towards 100% renewable energy. ... More >>

NZ's nuclear-free legislation wins top disarmament award

Thursday, 24 October 2013, 12:55 pm | World Future Council

In 1987, against the backdrop of rising Cold War tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union, New Zealand passed its ground-breaking Nuclear-Free Act, which banned nuclear weapons and meant US nuclear-armed and nuclear-powered ships were ... More >>

NZ nuclear-free legislation wins top disarmament award

Thursday, 24 October 2013, 9:28 am | World Future Council

In 1987, against the backdrop of rising Cold War tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union, New Zealand passed its groundbreaking Nuclear-Free Act, which banned nuclear weapons and meant US nuclear-armed and nuclear-powered ships were ... More >>

New Zealand shortlisted for Future Policy Awards 2013

Tuesday, 8 October 2013, 10:15 am | World Future Council

Seven disarmament policies from five continents have been shortlisted as final contenders for the 2013 Future Policy Award. More >>

“An Unbearable Inheritance to Future Generations”

Wednesday, 17 July 2013, 3:02 pm | World Future Council

“An Unbearable Inheritance to Future Generations” Global coalition of “Alternative Nobel Prize” Recipients and members of the World Future Council condemn several nations' nuclear power expansion plans More >>

Policy Hearing Ends: Affirmative Action for African Forests

Tuesday, 16 July 2013, 2:23 pm | World Future Council

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania/Hamburg, Germany. 12 July 2013:  The 2nd Inter-Parliamentary Hearing Forests for People has concluded with affirmative action by legislators and policymakers for forests for people in Africa and the adoption of policy recommendations ... More >>

International Award Celebrates Sustainable Disarmament

Monday, 10 June 2013, 2:44 pm | World Future Council

International Award Celebrates Solutions For Sustainable Disarmament   Future Policy Award Announces Nominations of 25 Innovative Disarmament Policies   Hamburg/Geneva/New York– 6 June 2013 : The World Future Council has today announced the nominations ... More >>

New Zealand’s Nuclear-Free Legislation Nominated For Award

Thursday, 6 June 2013, 3:30 pm | World Future Council

In partnership with the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) and the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), this year’s award seeks to highlight disarmament policies that contribute to the achievement of peace, sustainable development and ... More >>

Human Rights Are At The Heart Of Our Future

Tuesday, 11 December 2012, 3:03 pm | World Future Council

Geneva is the global centre for the advancement of human rights / World Future Council opens new liaison office on UN Human Rights Day More >>

World Future Council calls for “quick change of course”

Wednesday, 28 November 2012, 9:13 am | World Future Council

Abu Dhabi / Doha / Hamburg, 27 November 2012 - As the World Bank strongly warns of the devastating effects of a four-degree temperature rise and as hopes for a ground-breaking outcome of the UN Climate Conference in Qatar are low, the World Future Council concluded ... More >>

World Future Council 6th Annual General Meeting

Saturday, 24 November 2012, 12:50 pm | World Future Council

Press release - for immediate release International sustainability forum to establish presence in Arab world World Future Council 6th Annual General Meeting inaugurated by H.H Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al-Nahyan in Abu Dhabi More >>

How Can We Save The World’s Oceans And Coasts?

Wednesday, 5 September 2012, 10:58 am | World Future Council

Press release How Can We Save The World’s Oceans And Coasts? Five countries’ ocean and coastal policies shortlisted for the 2012 Future Policy Award Hamburg/Montreal/Washington D.C./Rome, 4 September – Six policies from five countries are now shortlisted for ... More >>

World Future Council calls on governments

Saturday, 23 June 2012, 1:45 pm | World Future Council

Press release – for immediate release Rio+20 Failure World Future Council calls on governments to spread Future Just Policies Rio de Janeiro, 22 June 2012 - As the Rio+20 Summit has failed to agree upon appropriate actions and targets in the interest ... More >>

Rio outcome postpones action for another decade

Saturday, 23 June 2012, 1:35 pm | World Future Council

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 22 June 2012 - Heads of States are still delivering their statements, but the outcome document of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development 2012 will not be changed before the Summit closes on Friday evening. Governments ... More >>

 

 

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